Discussion and video activity
How much do you know about Football or Soccer? Discuss the following questions with a partner.
1.When and where did soccer originate?
2.How did the sport expand around the world?
3.How has the game and its original rules evolved?
4.What legendary players have helped push this sport into the mainstream?
- Watch the clip and find the answers to the questions above.
John Doyle is a soccer writer and enthusiast, author of the book The World is a Ball. This interview was made shortly before the world cup in Southafrica
- Do you agree with Mr Doyle?
Video source : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LIuY-m8Tes